The World is a Town Project has had some really great contributions - I REALLY appreciate everyones participation - IUOMA friends make the world a small town :-). I have had various queries about this project so just to repeat: In 2009 I made a bridge book titled The World is a Town based on the Novgorod Codex - "the only whole medieval object of its type from the entire Slavonic world (Dr Zalizniak).…Continue
These pieces all came the same week. They said they wanted stick together – who am I to argue?? Especially as they’re Mail Art Greats – MAG’s for short. AND of course, I’m into the new blog trend – Composites – I think they’re FAB!
Rod Summers arrived on Monday.
He has been sending me a series of works featuring The Secret Writings of Dr Moss Mure. …Continue
One of Guido’s beautiful envelopes arrived on a grey day. It was relatively intact – I KNOW the tears and smears and missing bits are part of mail art, but MAN! I just HAVE to get used to that. We’ve got things with teeth here in the mail boxes, that’s the problem… - The title - "Standing Out in A Crowd"Continue
I keep asking DVS for some sort of explanation about his work. He keeps avoiding this . I think this means I have to just get on with it? The most important thing I can see? Painting and writing in De Villo’s work is a medium of unconscious self-awareness.
The continued use of Rorschach Blots also points to this. These blots are ambiguous of course – but do you see a person in here? I certainly do. …Continue
I know this is not strictly a Heart Matter, but thin skin IS a matter of the heart. And I'm with Marie here - living with Rhino's for real - the people AND the animal kind - MAN it can be bitter!!Continue
I sat with this gift a long time last night. I realized how much Heart Matters to Lisa (Skybridge Studios). It matters a lot. How could I tell? It was the nature of the heart that put together a book for a person she does not know - the care-filled making, the giving of mail art which she has received and now passed on to me, and the heart choices that accompany her work. A beautiful book in a box labelled "National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution". And you've just…Continue